Plastikos, Micro Mold boost medical capacity


Plastikos and Micro Mold (Erie, PA) are investing $1 million in capital expenditures this year to boost cleanroom molding and precision mold making capacity.

The company is adding an 88-ton Arburg in its clean room, effectively increasing molding capacity in that area 50%. Capacity dditions are also being made in its whiteroom medical and electronics. Additional inspection equipment is also being purchased.

"All these investments come back to better quality, better efficiency, increased capacity and increased capability," says Philip Katen, Plastikos president. "The skill and experience of our team are immensely important, but as time goes on, strategic investments in the latest technology and equipment are equally important to maximize the performance of our Team."

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